Rell: Money for Bpt-Area and Valley Towns

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Gov Jodi Rell’s office (she’s going on a visit to Maine this weekend)  just sent out this release. “Governor M. Jodi Rell today announced that 121 small and mid-sized municipalities will share in $6.7 million in federal stimulus funds to help pay for energy efficiency projects that will ultimately lower costs to local taxpayers. “These smart […] [Read More]
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Lamont Schedules Candidacy Announcement for Tuesday in the Old State House

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Breathing an apparent sigh of relief over the departure today of Jim Amann from the governor’s race, (well, maybe not) Ned Lamont, the deep-pocketed former Greenwich selectman will transition his gubenatorial candidacy from exploratory mode to a candidate committee. The Blogster has learned he’ll make the announcement Tuesday at noon in the Old State House. First […] [Read More]
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Get Your State Services Within the Next 90 Minutes. Tomorrow is a Furlough Day!

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Quick. If you need the assistance of those hard-working state employees, or any state employee, you better get in touch with them by 4:30, because Friday’s a furlough day for budget-cutting purposes and Friday is President’s Day. [Read More]
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Amann Drops His Weak Bid For Guv. When Will a D Step Forward Now and Officially Announce Their Candidacy?

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The Blogster thinks it’s past time for Dan Malloy the former Stamford mayor and failed 2006 gubernatorial hopeful, or/and Ned Lamont, the millionaire businessman whose high point of public service experience was serving as a second banana on the Greenwich Board of Selectmen, to step forward and end their “exploratory” bids for governor and finally announce their […] [Read More]
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You Don’t Need a Weatherman to Tell That There Were Only Four Inches of Snow

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The Blogster offers kudos today to media weather forecasters who admitted that they overhyped the little Nor’easter that scared the region, resulted in Capitol cancellations and gave people a reason to never listen to the TV weather idiots. But they were merely parroting the National Weather Service, folks. [Read More]
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Three Days Later, Local 777 Pipefitters, Who Lost 3 in Middletown, Comment

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This was just posted by the Meriden-based Pipefitters union. If the link doesn’t work, Google Local 777 Plumbers and Pipefitters in Connecticut. The release is a new listing on their home page. [Read More]
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Mickey Herbert, former Bpt Bluefish Owner, is Coming Off the Bench for Oz Griebel’s Guber Bid

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Mickey Herbert of Fairfield, the former principal owner of the Bridgeport Bluefish and nearly former president and CEO of ConnecticCare, heads the cavalcade – well…. a half dozen – of corporate and insurance moguls who are backing Oz Griebel’s bid to gather the GOP nomination for governor.  The Oz squad this morning announced endorsements from […] [Read More]
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No Snow Job: Public Hearing on CFR Postponed T’morrow

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The legislative Government Administration & Elections hearing on possible changes to the state’s landmark, embattled campaign finance reforms that was scheduled for a public hearing tomorrow, has been postponed because of the anticipated winter storm. [Read More]
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